2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council agreed on its approach to support residents with the challenges faced with the increasing cost-of-living at its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 6 December.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Over the last three years, Newark and Sherwood District Council has been responsible for planting and giving away 18,000 trees in a bid to reduce the district’s carbon footprint and to help support its ambitious target of being carbon neutral by 2035.

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

LAST night, the District Council confirmed its commitment to achieve carbon net zero across the entire District through its agreement with a Local Area Energy Plan (LAEP).

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has set out a four-year plan to help improve the health and wellbeing of local residents focusing on reducing the inequalities of those in particular areas of the district.

Posted on: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council has now started its work on a new community garden on land adjacent to the Library in Newark.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council’s free tree scheme is returning for a fourth year.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

A fly-tipping offender has been fined £2,488 after being arrested in Cambridgeshire and brought back to Nottinghamshire Magistrates Court to be prosecuted.

Posted on: Monday, November 28, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council launched its own e-newsletter back in March 2022 providing residents with the latest news and information that affects them in their community. From events to elections, and from changes to recycling services to Council Tax updates, it’s the easiest way to keep up to date in the district

Posted on: Friday, November 25, 2022

This White Ribbon Day, Newark and Sherwood District Council is urging residents to speak up if they are suffering domestic abuse or are worried about someone else who may be a victim.

Posted on: Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas should be the happiest time of year, but for some, especially in this cost-of-living crisis, it can be difficult to celebrate. That’s why the Palace Theatre Newark is delighted to announce the return of its Palace Presents scheme for a third year, and this time there’s an added incentive: free entry to the National Civil War Centre for anyone who donates, plus a guest.

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2022

Free Sunday parking is back in Newark this Christmas season at all pay and display car parks managed by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Friday, November 18, 2022

Youths responsible for vandalising Sherwood Avenue Park, Newark, with graffiti spent the day cleaning up the site this weekend.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Residents in Newark and Sherwood who are worried about the cost-of-living increase are being invited to attend a free event organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Community Friendly Nottinghamshire.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

On 24 October, Newark and Sherwood District Council published its proposals on how it will plan for future development, including how it intends to provide additional homes for its Gypsy and Traveller community.  The proposals are outlined in its Allocations and Development Management Development Plan Document (DPD) which has been extensively informed by data gathering and public consultation over the last five years.

Posted on: Monday, November 14, 2022

A number of projects aimed at improving the community and supporting the lives of residents can now take place thanks to the Community Grant Scheme set up by Newark and Sherwood District Council.

Posted on: Friday, November 11, 2022

The Boundary Commission for England published new revised proposals for constituencies across the country and opened a final month-long consultation, giving the public a last opportunity to send in their views.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Due to demand raised in feedback gathered from those who attended the Newark and Sherwood District Council Economic Growth Conference on 14 October, plans are already underway to host the third conference in 2023.

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2022

Ahead of the local elections in May 2023, Newark and Sherwood District Council is hosting two sessions to give local residents an insight into what being a local councillor involves, how you can become one, and the roles and responsibilities Councillors undertake.

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2022

Current Great Britain and England hockey player Shona McCallin MBE joined a junior training session at the new Magnus Church of England Academy hockey pitches to inspire the next generation of hockey Olympians.

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council are inviting residents to a Bridge Ward community meeting to discuss the Neighbourhood Watch scheme, on Friday 11 November.

Posted on: Friday, November 4, 2022

A new wealth of cultural opportunities will soon be available to residents as Newark and Sherwood District Council celebrates its Heritage and Culture provision being made a National Portfolio Organisation for 2023 to 2026.

Posted on: Friday, November 4, 2022

Construction work has started on the new £15.4m Air and Space Institute (ASI) in Newark – and the state-of-the-art training facility is due to open in early September 2024.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Delivered by Newark and Sherwood District Council, renovations are now complete on the exciting new learning space at the Buttermarket in Newark, and courses can now be booked.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Sign up and support a good cause today and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes of up to £25,000, but if you enter before Saturday 17 December, you will be in with the chance of winning a £1,000 John Lewis gift card, all for just £1 a week!

Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council is reminding residents about the importance of safety, and how to be cleaner and greener during Bonfire Night this year.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

A 53-year-old male was issued with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) for anti-social behaviour, criminal activity, and persistent begging, in Newark and Ollerton.

Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Newark’s National Civil War Centre has announced a fantastic new programme of events this winter. From craft workshops to historic afternoon teas, toddler takeovers, fascinating talks and a festive film, there’s something for all ages to enjoy.

Posted on: Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The spooky season is upon us, and Newark and Sherwood District Council is encouraging residents to try to be more sustainable this Halloween.

Posted on: Monday, October 24, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council published proposals on how it will plan for future development today, including how it intends to provide additional homes for its Gypsy and Traveller community.

Posted on: Monday, October 24, 2022

There are some fantastic chances to get creative across the district this half term as part of The Big Draw celebrations. The National Civil War Centre team have organised drawing sessions at Newark Castle and Vicar Water Country Park as well as a chance to learn some graffiti art skills at two workshops taking place at the Centre itself.

Posted on: Monday, October 24, 2022

At last week’s meeting of the Policy, Performance and Improvement Committee (PPIC), members unanimously voted to recommend that Cabinet considers consulting with all residents on the specific details and costs of introducing a glass recycling service across Newark and Sherwood.

Posted on: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Children at schools across Ollerton have been celebrating harvest time and offering the fruits of their labour to those in need this month.

Posted on: Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council is urging all those who own a defibrillator or have one on their land in the district to register it with ‘The Circuit’ scheme.

Posted on: Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Following its biggest year ever in 2021, Recycle Week is back for 2022! Residents have more questions than ever about their recycling, and for another year, the District Council is supporting Recycle Now and its week-long campaign to help us all understand the importance of recycling correctly and how we can all do our bit.

Posted on: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Community projects with the aim of making social housing areas Cleaner, Safer and Greener may be eligible for up to £1,000 of Council funding.

Posted on: Friday, October 7, 2022

Congratulations to those involved in this year's Historic Newark in Bloom for the tremendous achievement awarded during this year’s Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Britain in Bloom 2022 competition.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2022

Projects for Newark are rapidly moving forward following successful bids to central government and a mixture of public and private funding. This includes the priority projects highlighted in the Newark Town Investment Plan, which was submitted by the Newark Towns Fund Board and awarded with £25m funding from central government.

Posted on: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Following a recent public consultation, the District Council has today announced its final plans for the land adjacent to Newark Library, London Road in Newark.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Newark and Sherwood District Council is set to update their Consultation and Engagement Strategy to publicly demonstrate its commitment to ensure communities' and stakeholders' views are at the forefront of decision-making.  If adopted by Councillors at the District Council’s Cabinet meeting on 4 October, the strategy will guide the work of the District Council for the next five years.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The results of the Newark and Sherwood District Council Resident Survey 2022 has been shared with Councillors during a Policy and Performance Improvement Committee meeting on Monday 26 September.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Newark’s Cultural Consortium are delighted to be bringing over 40 free activities and events to Newark on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October!

Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2022

Following its huge success last term, the National Civil War Centre is delighted to announce the return of Mini Museum and this time, it’s even better; it’s free! Families with children under 5 are invited to come and take part in free Mini Museum sessions aimed at encouraging young ones to play and explore the National Civil War Centre in Newark.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The Newark and Sherwood Proclamation of the Accession of His Majesty King Charles III took place at 3pm on Sunday 11 September at Castle House in Newark.

Posted on: Sunday, September 11, 2022

Chairman of Newark and Sherwood District Council, Councillor Sue Saddington, said: “It is with the greatest sadness that we learnt of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s death is an enormous loss to the nation having spent an entire lifetime of devoted service and duty to the United Kingdom. The majority of us will have never known a time without our Queen. On behalf of Newark and Sherwood District Council and our residents, may I offer our sincere condolences and convey our deepest sympathies to the entire Royal Family.”

The period of National Mourning has ended after the funeral of our Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II, on Monday 19 September. 

Monday 19 September was declared a bank holiday.

Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2022

This week Newark and Sherwood District Council hosted a celebration recognising the hard work of all those involved in maintaining the beautiful local parks that were recently, once again, awarded with Green Flag Awards.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Work is complete on the refurbishment of the artificial turf hockey pitch at Magnus Church of England Academy which will secure Newark Hockey Club’s long-term future at the site, its home for the last 20 years.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Newark’s Fun Palace is back for a second year with a packed programme bursting with brilliant events, activities and workshops, all for free. From balloon modelling to belly dancing, cocktail making to cake decorating, there is sure to be something for everyone taking place at venues throughout the town from Friday 30th September to Saturday 1st October.

Posted on: Friday, September 2, 2022

Heritage Open Days is back this month with a range of free events taking place throughout the district from Friday 9 to Sunday 18 September. Bringing people together to celebrate their heritage, community and history, the nationwide festival offers the chance to experience local attractions for free as well as attending special events and exploring places which aren’t usually open to the public.

Posted on: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Local young performers will once again have the chance to shine on stage as the Palace Theatre Newark brings back its junior panto auditions this September. On Sunday 11th, dancers aged between 8 and 18 years old are invited to attend an open audition at the Theatre for the opportunity to join the ensemble cast of this year’s festive show Cinderella, delighting friends, family and theatregoers this Christmas.

Posted on: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

A chance to see lost views of Newark is coming next month as the National Civil War Centre – Newark Museum unveils 10 artworks from their reserve collection. The free exhibition, running as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme, will open for one week from Saturday 10th to 17th September and offers the opportunity to see scenes of the town through the years.

Posted on: Tuesday, August 23, 2022